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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

Jose Soler (Photo Credit: MBTA Police)

Police: Hyde Park Man Threatened Victims With Blood-Filled Needle

A Hyde Park man is accused of threatening two people with a hypodermic needle after they asked him to buy alcohol for them.

08/29/2012

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Gov. Patrick Signs Day After Christmas Liquor Bill

Governor Deval Patrick signed the bill that would allow package stores in Massachusetts to open their doors on the day after Christmas.

12/20/2011

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Business Headlines: Green Monday; No Alcohol Sales On 26th

You may want to make sure you have enough beer and wine at home to get you through the 26th.

12/12/2011

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NH Liquor Regulators Ban Sale Of “Joose”

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission has banned the sale of a fruit-flavored beer called Joose, after finding it’s not labeled sufficiently to indicate it contains alcohol.

09/16/2011

Vodka recently delivered to Fenway Park (Photo by David Robichaud)

More Mixed Drinks At Fenway Park?

The Red Sox want to serve more mixed drinks at Fenway Park.

03/31/2011

Cream is an alcohol-infused whipped cream product sold in liquor stores in Massachusetts. (credit: CBS)

Alcohol-Infused Whipped Cream Becoming Popular

The alcohol-infused whipped cream on the shelves of liquor stores in Massachusetts is 15 percent alcohol.

11/29/2010